Monday, June 6, 2016

The Niger Delta Avengers Have Been Blocked from a Source of Online Communication

The militant group, Niger Delta Avengers which has been behind, any of the pipeline explosions in Nigeria have experienced a setback with their online presence.
Niger Delta Avengers , NDA, website, through which the militant group prolifically promoted its attacks on oil installations in the Niger Delta, especially in the last one month has been brought down.
It was observed, yesterday night, that the site was completely out of action and a visit to the site read: “404. That is an error. The requested URL was not found on their server. That’s all we know.”
The problem on the site launched, February 3, was noticed at about 10.00 p.m. It was not, however, certain if the militant group shut down on its own knowing that security agencies were conducting checks on it.
Other channels of communication by the group particularly its Twitter handle, @NDAvengers which had over 1000 followers in less than a week and its Facebook page, ND avengers are still on as at 9:35a.m on Sunday.
The group has not made any statement on the new development.

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